Facilities Mechanic- 2nd Class

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: October 21, 2016
  • Reference ID: 8425161017-en-us

Ethicon, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Facilities Mechanic - 2nd Class, located in San Angelo, TX.
The Global Surgery Group is comprised of the following businesses within Johnson & Johnson: Ethicon Surgical Care, Ethicon Energy, Ethicon Biosurgery, Acclarent, Biosense Webster, Cordis, Mentor and Sterilmed. With annual sales of $11 billion, the Global Surgery Group is the world’s largest, most innovative surgical company. The strength of the Global Surgery Group is illustrated by the fact that more than 80% of our sales come from businesses with #1 or #2 global market share positions. We serve customers around the world, with about 60% of our sales generated outside the U.S., including a fast-growing presence in emerging markets. The Global Surgery Group is committed to innovation, with about 30% of our sales coming from products introduced in the past five years.

Associate must be able to support 24 hour, 7 day a week manufacturing operation, with the ability to work 12-hour shifts.

Responsibilities for the Facilities Mechanic include, but are not limited to:
Proficiency in English language
Understanding of process specifications
Computer functions as required
Read, interpret and follow work instructions and training materials.
Pass and maintain training and certification examinations as required.
Assess and input data into departmental/ plant information systems.
Ability to work and communicate well with others
Ability to give and understand instructions, both verbal and written.
Must be willing to work as a member of a team.
Must be will to accept change and additional responsibilities and training associated with change.
Follows checklist covering normal tour of duty, but deviates from or rearranges routine, depending upon conditions and shift.
As required, starts and/or checks operation of equipment in mechanical rooms, such as boilers, pumps, air-conditioning compressors, air compressors, etc. and makes necessary operational adjustments.
Records meter and gauge readings as specified and checks and records quantities of materials and supplies, such as fuel oil, gas, chemicals, etc.
Thoroughly investigates any malfunctioning equipment and initiates the appropriate repairs.
Perform water treatment tests to boilers, cooling towers and other systems as required.
Tours entire plant to check operation of thermostats, radiators, exhaust fans, air-conditioning units, etc. Opens, closes, or adjusts valves, switches, etc. to secure or maintain desired temperatures in each area.  
Bleeds lines as necessary.
As required, checks operation of water pumps, performs PM and adjusts pressure controls as needed. 
Lays out and installs piping with valves, tees, nipples, drains, etc., cutting, threading, and connecting sections as needed; works up material lists and assists with ordering of same; coordinates work of subcontracted plumbers and other mechanics as required and or with other 1st class Mechanics.
Cuts, bends, and sweat couplings and/or copper tubing for new water lines; maintains all appropriate equipment in working order; advises facilitator as to equipment or material needed.
Connects pneumatic control instruments and adjusts control valves; reads pneumatic schematics; coordinates modifications or major repairs with vendor.
Supervises and participates in repairs or replacement of valves, regulators, flow meters, filters, etc.
Diagnoses cause of trouble and makes necessary repairs, adjustments, or replacements to pipe lines, valves, sprinkler heads, toilets, fountains, fluid or gas lines to equipment, etc.
Estimates material needed on repairs, new installations or modifications to existing installations and orders same through facilitator or other designated individual.  Also helps maintain sufficient stock of parts and supplies on hand to meet normal replacement and repair needs.
Maintains knowledge of how to use all piping tools and materials.
Fabricates and/or repairs using wood, wallboard, plexiglass, formica, and similar materials, making articles or pieces of equipment such as benches, closets, partitions, shelves, bins, racks, etc.
Works from sketches, plans, or simple prints and uses hand or powered tools such as bench saw, jig saw, table saw, drill press, etc.
Reads and interprets construction blueprints.
Hangs and adjusts doors, replaces locks and hinges, hangs signs, etc.
Moves furniture and equipment as needed.  Fastens and levels production and plant equipment.
Performs miscellaneous grounds maintenance work.
Provides input on and helps implement preventive maintenance programs on facilities equipment.
Performs periodic performance checks on plant physical equipment and systems and initiates proper corrective actions where indicated.
Troubleshoots and diagnoses problems experienced with plant physical equipment.  Communicates all appropriate information to facilitator, makes recommendations, initiates repairs, records pertinent data.
Repairs or replaces such components as impellers, valves, rings, shafts, seals, packing and gaskets, bearings, gears, cams, bushings, couplings, springs, fasteners, sprockets and chains, belts, etc.
Assists Plant Engineering staff with resolving basic design details, especially with access and availability of needed utilities.
Assists Plant Engineering staff with coordination and follow-up of subcontractor services.
For minor construction renovations, helps determine quantities of required building materials and assists as necessary with purchase and procurement of same.
Runs all water chemistry tests; adjusts treatment programs as indicated.
Develops and implements equipment start-up and shutdown schedules with Plant Engineering support as required.
Constructs forms and pours small to moderate concrete structures.
Performs required demolition and other site preparation prior to new construction or renovations.
Welds structural steel assemblies as required, is capable of making repairs or fabricate parts utilizing brazing, spot welding, or soldering equipment.
Performs other minor maintenance tasks related to construction or renovations.  Installs new or replacement plant physical equipment; performs as directed, modifications to same.
Fabricates, installs, or repairs HVAC ducting, dampers, louvers, etc.
Maintains in proper working order emergency generators.
Assists with installation or removal of power supply to facilities equipment.
Assists with installation, modifications, adjustment, or repair to control systems on all plant physical equipment; assists with troubleshooting miscellaneous apparent electrical problems with this equipment.
Inspects motors on pumps, HVAC systems, etc.; assists with replacement, if indicated.  Working with electrician, may change light bulbs, simple switches, clocks, or other miscellaneous electrical devices; assists with wire pulling and conduit installation.
Painting: mix, blend, tint, and match colors as required. 
Prepare surface and apply paint using brushes, roller, or spray equipment. Erect and use rolling or stationary scaffolds. Use blow torch or solvents to remove old paint. 
Glaze windows and do caulking with materials and equipment as assigned. 
May do minor touch-up as needed on doors, walls, cabinet work, production and facilities equipment.
Follow current compliance regulations and standards.
Works in accordance with ISO 14001 principles and environmental regulatory compliance requirements. Works in accordance with Ethicon environmental policies and procedures.
Must have good work habits (neatness, organizational skills, time management skills, etc.).
Knowledge on predictive maintenance technologies such as infrared thermography, vibration analysis, ultrasound, lubrication and alignment analysis and/or  willingness to obtain training and certifications.

This position is under a Collective Bargaining Agreement in a union environment.

High school diploma or equivalent required.  
Completion of electrical and/or mechanical technical certification from an accredited institution or a combination of education and work experience in the field is preferred.  
2 years of related experience in electrical and/or mechanical experience, including vacuums, steam, piping, nitrogen, plumbing, carpentry, or HVAC, is required.
Experience in a GMP environment preferred.
Must be able to work 3rd shift (630pm-630am) and overtime, as needed. This site is on a 4 day on/4 day off rotation. 
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook) is required.
Experience with Maximo is preferred.
Physical requirements include standing/walking for extended periods of time, utilizing ladders, and occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs.
Requires a passing score on WorkKeys assessment before hire

Primary Location
United States-Texas-San Angelo
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Job Function
Facilities (Eng)

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